556 THE IROtf INDUSTEY. semer steel made in France, and at that time there were only four works in operation, the Longwy, Micheville, Joeuf and Pompey. Other works have started which will overshadow these completely, from which some idea may be formed of the complete supremacy of this district. It is customary to consider Menrthe et Moselle as made up of three districts, Longwy, Joeuf and Nancy; hut they are exactly alike in metallurgical conditions. ,.